Submitted by Jitesh Doshi on Wed, 2014-10-08 18:32
Special thanks to all of the doctors of Florida Eye Specialists for being so generous to the community.
Indian Cultural Society of Jacksonville welcomes Florida Eye Specialists as the Diamond Sponsor for the year 2014. And they have made their debut as ICS community patrons even more special by entering in style directly at Diamond Sponsorship level. We thank Florida Eye Specialists and their entire team of doctors Amit R. Chokshi, MD, Kathryn B. Freidl, MD, S. Akbar Hasan, MD, Wassia A. Khaja Ahmed, MD, David A. Kostick, MD, Rachana Patel, MD, Ravi Patel, MD, Rajesh K. Shetty, MD, Kimberly Riordan, OD, FAAO.
About Florida Eye Specialists
Florida Eye Specialists, Jacksonville’s leading comprehensive vision care center. Florida Eye Specialists is one of the largest multispecialty ophthalmology private practices in North Florida and South Georgia with 9 eye surgeons, many of whom are recognized among the top sub-specialists in their field. We have convenient locations in Riverside, San Marco, Southside and Ponte Vedra. Florida Eye Specialists is considered one of the region's premier ophthalmic treatment, research and education centers. Our doctors are recognized international leaders in their fields of expertise which include cataracts, cosmetic lid surgery, glaucoma and refractive laser surgery (LASIK), and dry eyes.
Submitted by Jitesh Doshi on Fri, 2014-10-03 12:16
Special thanks to Dr. Vikram Gopal and the entire BGC team for their generosity and longstanding support of ICS.
Indian Cultural Society of Jacksonville welcomes Borland-Groover Clinic as the Diamond Sponsor for the year 2014. Borland-Groover Clinic has been a supporter of ICS for longer than we can remember. This year it is even more delightful to see them increase their commitment to ICS to Diamond level. We thank BGC and their whole team for their support, encouragement, and generosity.
About Borland-Groover Clinic
Borland Groover Clinic is proud to support the ICS Diwali Celebration. Founded in 1947, Borland Groover Clinic has grown into one of the largest practices in the Southeast. We specialize in providing the highest quality gastroenterology and hepatology care.
ICS Membership 2015
From Diwali 2014 until before Diwali 2015
We encourage anyone who is interested in Indian culture to become members, regardless of their ethnic background. This is because membership gives you some exclusive benefits that are unavailable to non-members. These include free or discounted admissions to our events, ability to vote, participate in Diwali and more.
Please note that ICS membership IS REQUIRED to perform on stage at Diwali.
Membership for 2015 includes the 2014 Diwali Gala.
Submitted by Jitesh Doshi on Thu, 2014-09-11 19:06
Special thanks to Mrs. Sushila Patel &Dr. Nirmal Patel their generosity and longstanding support of ICS.
Indian Cultural Society of Jacksonville welcomes Sushila's Beauty Care as the Diamond Sponsor for the year 2014. It gives us immense pleasure to do this, and we thank Mrs. Sushila Patel and Dr. Nirmal Patel for their support, encouragement, and a generous donation on top of it.
About Sushila's Beauty Care
Sushila Patel (Cosmetologist and Aesthetician) is owner of "Sushila's Beuty Care". Sushila's Beauty Care is providing beauty care and skin care services including eyebrow threading, waxing, hair care, facial, skin care, microdermabrasion, bioactive peel, makeup, henna tattoo, manicure, pedicure, bridal makeup and henna. Sushila's Beauty Care also provides and offers 10- to 15 % discount on the wide range of Dermalogica skin care products, Jane Iredale mineral makeup products, Gehwol foot care products, Moroccanoil hair care products and other beauty care products.
Submitted by Jitesh Doshi on Tue, 2014-08-26 19:04
Special thanks to Karla Ebio, Nimit Patel, Manjula Chandran & Apeksha Patel for making this happen. Also, thanks to Florida Blue CIO Ms. Prudence Kuai for showing her support at ICS India Independence Day..
Indian Cultural Society of Jacksonville welcomes Florida Blue as the Platinum Sponsor for the year 2014. ICS is delighted to see them increase their commitment to the Platinum Sponsor this year, from Diamond last year. We thank them for partnering with us to build a stronger community as well as for their generous donation.
About Florida Blue:
Florida Blue, Florida’s Blue Cross and Blue Shield company, is a leader in Florida’s health industry. Since 1944, our members have counted on us to continuously develop better solutions that promote more affordable health care across the state. Our mission, to help people and communities achieve better health, is central to all that we do. Helping people in their pursuit of health reflects Florida Blue’s commitment to ensuring affordable plans, providing personal service and support and building strong communities that enable health and wellness for all. Florida Blue is a not-for-profit, policyholder-owned, tax-paying mutual company. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., it is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies.
Submitted by Mansi Parikh on Wed, 2014-07-30 21:01
Special thanks to Mr. Jitesh Doshi of SpinSpire and Ms. Priya Ganesan for their generosity and longstanding support of ICS.
Indian Cultural Society of Jacksonville welcomes SpinSpire as the Diamond Sponsor for the year 2014. It gives us immense pleasure to do this, and we thank Mr. Jitesh Doshi, Ms. Priya Ganesan and the entire SpinSpire team for their support of ICS with computer technology and audio-visual technology and a generous donation on top of it.
We hope to continue building on our partnership with SpinSpire in serving the Jacksonville community.
SpinSpire is a privately held technology company that prides itself in providing cutting-edge technology solutions to large and midsize corporations. SpinSpire has a team of talented software professionals who are experts in "High Performance Web & Mobile" technology. The company is an leader in the open source community through organizing technology conferences, user-group meetups and presentations. It has an impressive list of clients and has grown rapidly recently. All of their software professionals are based out of their Baymeadows office in Jacksonville, Florida.
SpinSpire also operates the software-as-a-service (SaaS) - tikkits.com - that provides complete event ticketing solution with point-and-click assigned seating. They have been official ticketing sites for concerts by Bollywood stars such as Udit Narayan, Shreya Ghoshal, Sonu Nigam, Shankar Mahadevan and Mika Singh.
Submitted by Jitesh Doshi on Sat, 2014-06-28 20:39
Special thanks to Ms. Melanie Husk, Ms. Jeanie Dillon, Mr. Sim and Dr. Manish Bansal.
Indian Cultural Society of Jacksonville welcomes Baptist Health as the Platinum Sponsor for the year 2014. ICS is honored to have them as the Platinum Sponsor for the second year in a row. We thank them for partnering with us to build a strong community relationship as well as for their generous donation.
About Baptist Health
As the only not-for-profit locally governed health system in North Florida, Baptist Health is owned by the community - not by shareholders. Their leadership team works closely with the local governing boards and the clinical teams of doctors, nurses and staff to lead quality care that is focused on the individual needs of patients and families. As a result, the National Research Corporation has named Baptist Health Most Preferred Healthcare Provider in the Jacksonville area every year since 1990.
ICS is proud to represent India at World of Nations celebration hosted by City of Jacksonville. But we totally depend on our volunteers for doing Henna and other activities.
Thank You All Volunteers!
India Pavilion at World of Nations
would not be possible without you.
ICS would like to thank all Henna volunteers who worked tirelessly for long hours doing Henna for the India Pavilion visitors.
ICS would also like to thank all others volunteers who helped with various tasks and helped us run the event smoothly.
A very special thanks to our vendors for their support,
Kunal & Kinnari Patel - Zesty India
Nitesh Vaghela - Bollywood Sarong Company
Suhasini Chilkuri - Sai Jewellery (Atlanta)
Big thanks to Anushree Shah and all her dancers who came dressed in beautiful costumes (in spite of heavy rain) for the stage performance. For the first time, India presented four performances on main stage.
We would like to thank all the Volunteers who helped us run the event flawlessly
A special thank you to Prachee Agarwal for Face Painting, Sanjibji for capturing the perfect moments, Asha Sharma for making the deliciousThandaai, Mr. Nair & KK for permitting us to host the event at the temple grounds, Dr. Vedula for opening up the house to us.
Last but not the least, a big Thank you to,
ICS Youth Committee
We would to like to congratulate the following winners for the contest prizes:
Best Dancer Couple: Jeet & Tanu Gupta
Best Dancer Adult Male: -
Best Dancer Adult Female: Kriti Vij
Best Dancer Adult Female: Minal Patel
Best Dancer Adult Female: Surakha Jhalani
Best Dancer Adult Female: Jyoti Nayyar
Best Dancer Youth Male: Niki Dhar
Best Dancer Youth Male: Nemo Dhar
Best Dancer Youth Female: Diksha Brahmbhatt
Best Dancer Youth Female: Shambhavi Khanna
Best Hoola Hoop: Shailee Kothari
Original event announcement follows ...
Dance Contest, Carnival Games, Food by Masala Restaurant, Photography by Guide Studios
Come join us for a fun filled, colorful day to celebrate Holi, India's Spring festival of colors. Admission is free to all so bring your friends along. See below for all the exciting attractions we have for you.
Admission is free and open to all.
ICS members get free coupons.
Official Caterer of ICS Holi
and Sponsor of Holi Prizes
Come to play, come to dance, come to eat-and-drink, and most of all ... come to get painted!
Submitted by Jitesh Doshi on Mon, 2014-02-24 20:57
Special thanks to Dr. Vipul Patel of Absolute Medical Clinic for making this happen.
Indian Cultural Society of Jacksonville welcomes Absolute Medical Clinic - once again - as the Title Sponsor for the year 2014. It gives us immense pleasure to do this for the third time, and we can't thank Dr. Vipul Patel and the entire Absolute team enough for such a privilege and a generous donation on top of it.
We hope to continue building on our partnership with Absolute Medical Clinic in serving the Jacksonville community.
About Absolute Medical Clinic
Absolute Medical Clinic's offices are multidisciplinary centers that include Medical Care, Physical Medicine Services, Orthopedic Services, Chiropractic Services, Physical Therapy, Massage Therapy, and Rehabilitation. This combination of multiple specialties under one roof is what makes Absolute Medical Clinic special. They can treat a variety of conditions such as Neck Pain, Back Pain, Headaches, Joint Pains, Work Related Injuries, and Auto Accident Injuries in their facilities. For more information, please visit http://absolutemedicalclinic.com.